Upcoming "Theater Talk" Broadcasts Feature Edward Albee, Drama Critics and Broadway Inspirational Voices

News   Upcoming "Theater Talk" Broadcasts Feature Edward Albee, Drama Critics and Broadway Inspirational Voices Tony Award-winning playwright Edward Albee will be featured on the Dec. 19 edition of "Theater Talk," the PBS talk show that offers interviews with top theatre celebrities and writers.
Edward Albee
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Albee will discuss his latest work, Beckett/Albee, which is currently playing the Century Center for the Performing Arts through Jan. 14, 2004. Starring Marian Seldes and Brian Murray, Beckett/Albee presents short work by both playwrights Samuel Beckett and Albee. Albee won Best Play Tony Awards for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat or Who Is Sylvia? He was also nominated for The Ballad of the Sad Café, Tiny Alice, A Delicate Balance and Seascape. The Dec. 26 broadcast of the PBS chat show will feature three New York critics — Jacques le Sourd, Howard Kissel and John Simon — who will discuss their thoughts about several of this season's entries, including Taboo, Wicked, The Retreat From Moscow, The Boy From Oz and Caroline, Or Change. The Broadway Inspirational Voices will also be on hand to sing "Joy to the World" and "A Christmas Wish."

Hosted by New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel and producer Susan Haskins, "Theatre Talk" airs late Friday nights at midnight on WNET/Thirteen.